Posts Tagged: Crowdsourcing and legal information

Crowdsourcing Legislation: Massachusetts Net Neutrality Bill and LexPop

The drafting of a new Massachusetts bill concerning net neutrality will be crowdsourced on the LexPop.org Website, according to a March 6, 2011 post on the LexPop blog, entitled “Co-Creation of Laws: It Starts Now”. According to the post, Massachusetts State Representative Tom Sannicandro has agreed to introduce the bill once it has been drafted…. Read more »

Free Law Compliance Project: The Law.Gov Legal Bug Tracker

The Legal Bug Tracker — an open source database of the National Inventory of Legal Materials — for recording instances in which U.S. jurisdictions do not conform to the free access to law principles advanced by the Law.gov legal open government data movement — is now operating, according to a recent post by Carl Malamud… Read more »

Deckert, Stern, & Sack on Enabling Peer Review of Expert Testimony Within Government Proceedings

Mark Deckert, Abram Stern, and Professor Warren Sack, all of the University of California Santa Cruz, presented a poster entitled Enabling Peer Review of Expert Testimony Within Government Proceedings at dg.o 2010: The 11th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, 17-20 May 2010 in Puebla, Mexico. Click here for the poster. Click here for… Read more »